Rhodymenia palmetta ( )
Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville 1830: xlviii, 88
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Membranifolia palmetta Stackhouse
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Rhodymenia Palmetta (Esper) Greville.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
(as Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912), Italy (Giaccone 1969), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934), Turkey (Europe) (Güven & Öztig 1971).
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Levring 1974).
Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 July 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Holmes, E.M. (1883). Rhodymenia palmetta, var nicaeensis. J. Bot. 21: 289-290.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 March 2019.